Graham Dowling former New Zealand captain holds the record for scoring the maximum number of runs in captaincy debut of 239 runs followed by Chanderpaul (203) and Cleam Hill (203). Joe Root joins fourth in list when he scored 190 runs against South Africa at Lords. Continue reading “Highest Score By a Batsman On Test Captaincy Debut”
Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was handed over test captaincy after he led his team to an Champions Trophy title in England. His first assignment as test captain will be in the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka which is likely to be held on the neutral venue of the United Arab Emirates in October. Ahmed has already led Pakistan in nine one-day internationals since last year, winning seven and losing two. He has also led in eight Twenty20s, by winning seven and losing just one.